Our ecosystems experts


  • Sterner, Thomas Visiting Chief Economist envelopeContact Thomas

    Areas of expertise: Selection and design of environmental policy instruments; economics in general; climate and energy; natural resource economics

    Office: New York City

  • Taylor, Courtney Policy Director, Ecosystems envelopeContact Courtney

    Areas of expertise: natural resources management and policy, habitat markets, adaptation and resiliency, natural infrastructure, rivers and deltas

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Toombs, Ted Conservation Scientist and Manager, Habitat Markets envelopeContact Ted

    Areas of expertise: conservation science, habitat markets, grassland-shrubland ecology and wildlife, conservation banking, endangered species, Safe Harbor, Farm Bill

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • Areas of expertise: Land, Water & Wildlife Programs, rivers and deltas, litigation – trial-oriented

    Office: New York City

  • Areas of expertise: Climate change, Land, Water & Wildlife Programs, environmental markets, forest communities

  • Wolfe, David Director, Conservation Strategies envelopeContact David

    Areas of expertise: conservation biology, conservation of at-risk species, working effectively with private landowners, Safe Harbor, Farm Bill

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Wyerman, Jim Director of Strategic Partnerships and Communications, Mississippi River Delta Restoration envelopeContact Jim

    Areas of expertise: Land, Water & Wildlife Program, communications & outreach, nonprofit management, environmental law and policy

    Office: Washington, D.C.


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